Marginalia — The Historian's Daughter
An Interview with Rashida Murphy
Rashida Murphy The Historian's DaughterCharlotte Guest
An interview between Samuel Cox, Publishing Intern, and Rashida Murphy, author of The Historian's Daughter._____________________________________________________________________________ 1. Your characters try to forge new lives for themselves in three countries: India, Iran and Australia. What does your novel say about the concept of ‘home’? I think immigrants such as myself, who have spent more time away from than in their ‘home’ country, find the concept troublesome. My characters have connections to, and a longing for, a home they have left or cannot return to, yet make themselves at home wherever they are. I wanted to explore the idea that we are all...